Law and reality in publishing (seldom the same thing) from the author's side of the slush pile, with occasional forays into politics, military affairs, censorship and the First Amendment, legal theory, and anything else that strikes me as interesting.
It's official. Sort of. CBS has been fined half a megabuck(PDF) for Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction." Frankly, the rest of the halftime show was in such bad taste that I'm uncertain how they could distinguish a mammary, but I'm not on the FCC. Too bad John McCutcheon isn't; at least he has a better sense of humor about it(MP3 [artist authorized], 2.9mb).